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Approximately 2000.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Carpobrotus edulis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW turn PINK-PURPLE, 7-8.5cm. dia
turbinate, juicy, edible fresh, dried, cooked or pickled
to 8x1.7cm., succulent, ground-cover, drought resistant..sow in autumn
|Carpobrotus edulis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Carpobrotus edulis:
Common names for Carpobrotus edulis:
|Balsamo, Figue marine, Griffe de sorciere, Hexenfinger, Higo del Cabo, Higo Marino, Hottentot Fig, Hottentot-fig, Hottentottenfeige,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
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|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|98||: Erosion Control Plant Seed List|
|130||: Ground cover Plant Seed List (see also List 133)|
|160||: Salad Vegetable Seed List|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Carpobrotus edulis seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.